22 August, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday {40} Back to School Freebie


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17 August, 2017

Swoon Thursday {34} The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones


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This week I'm featuring The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones!


16 August, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday {39} The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty


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{Excerpt Tour} Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel + Giveaway!


Hello and welcome to the excerpt tour for Meg Kassel's upcoming debut, Black Bird of the Gallows, published by Entangled Teen on September 5th, and enter for your chance to win a finished hardcover copy!

15 August, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday {39} Recs for YA Fantasy Fans!


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14 August, 2017

{DNF ARC Review} Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller



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Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller
Untitled Series, book 1
Publishes August 29, 2017 by Sourcebooks Fire
e-ARC provided by Netgalley
I Needed to Win.

They Needed to Die.


Sallot Leon is a thief, and a good one at that. But gender fluid Sal wants nothing more than to escape the drudgery of life as a highway robber and get closer to the upper-class—and the nobles who destroyed their home.


When Sal steals a flyer for an audition to become a member of The Left Hand—the Queen’s personal assassins, named after the rings she wears—Sal jumps at the chance to infiltrate the court and get revenge.

But the audition is a fight to the death filled with clever circus acrobats, lethal apothecaries, and vicious ex-soldiers. A childhood as a common criminal hardly prepared Sal for the trials. And as Sal succeeds in the competition, and wins the heart of Elise, an intriguing scribe at court, they start to dream of a new life and a different future, but one that Sal can have only if they survive.

13 August, 2017

Stacking the Shelves {35}


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11 August, 2017

{ARC Review} Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta


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Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta
Shimmer and Burn, book 1
Published August 8, 2017 by Margaret K. McElderry Books
e-ARC provided by Edelweiss
To save her sister’s life, Faris must smuggle magic into a plague-ridden neighboring kingdom in this exciting and dangerous start to a brand-new fantasy duology.

Faris grew up fighting to survive in the slums of Brindaigel while caring for her sister, Cadence. But when Cadence is caught trying to flee the kingdom and is sold into slavery, Faris reluctantly agrees to a lucrative scheme to buy her back, inadvertently binding herself to the power-hungry Princess Bryn, who wants to steal her father’s throne.

Now Faris must smuggle stolen magic into neighboring Avinea to incite its prince to alliance—magic that addicts in the war-torn country can sense in her blood and can steal with a touch. She and Bryn turn to a handsome traveling magician, North, who offers protection from Avinea’s many dangers, but he cannot save Faris from Bryn’s cruelty as she leverages Cadence’s freedom to force Faris to do anything—or kill anyone—she asks. Yet Faris is as fierce as Bryn, and even as she finds herself falling for North, she develops schemes of her own.

Now Faris must smuggle stolen magic into neighboring Avinea to incite its prince tWith the fate of kingdoms at stake, Faris, Bryn, and North maneuver through a dangerous game of magical and political machinations, where lives can be destroyed—or saved—with only a touch.o alliance—magic that addicts in the war-torn country can sense in her blood and can steal with a touch. She and Bryn turn to a handsome traveling magician, North, who offers protection from Avinea’s many dangers, but he cannot save Faris from Bryn’s cruelty as she leverages Cadence’s freedom to force Faris to do anything—or kill anyone—she asks. Yet Faris is as fierce as Bryn, and even as she finds herself falling for North, she develops schemes of her own.

10 August, 2017

{ARC Review} Dare by Natalia Jaster


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Dare by Natalia Jaster
Foolish Kingdoms, book 2
Published July 28, 2017
e-ARC provided by the author
A Hotheaded Prisoner

They say she's mad—made of madness, made of fire. In a cage by the sea, Flare dreams of escape. She yearns for the day when she'll flee to a place only she knows, a hidden world of mystical waters and gilded sands.

The island is calling to her. And she she won't let anyone keep her from it.

Especially not him.

A Coldhearted Prince

They say he's cruel—crowned of cruelty, as cold as ice. A prince whose gaze cuts like the incisions he administers within his lab. Jeryn has sailed beyond his kingdom for the Trade, to bargain for those wild, imprisoned fools that make his skin crawl.

By law, they're subjects meant for experimentation. And easy to despise.

One in particular. A girl seething at him from behind bars, with burning eyes and ready fists.

A Mythical Shipwreck

But on the cusp of transport, the tide rages. That uncharted island awaits, a dark tangle of foliage where creatures slither in the mist and poisons lurk in the flora.

Stranded, the prince and prisoner must fight to survive. In this mysterious rainforest, they must band together . . . if they don't slay one another first. Or become something more to each other.

Something just as dangerous.

Swoon Thursday {33} Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta


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09 August, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday {38} Blood and Sand by C.V. Wyk


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08 August, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday {38} Books I keep Holding Off Reading


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05 August, 2017

Stacking the Shelves {34}


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03 August, 2017

Swoon Thursday {32} Dare by Natalia Jaster


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02 August, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday {37} Obsidio by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman


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01 August, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday {37} Book Boyfriends/Girlfriends!


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{Recap} I'm So Glad July's Over


Hi friends! It's a brand new month so that means another episode of Monthly Recaps! Yay, joy, and all that other jazz. 

Look. July just was not my month.

31 July, 2017

August Challenges: #ARCAugust & #TheReadingQuest (potential) TBRs


Friends! Hello and I hope you're having a good start to the week! Today, I'm excited to share my potential TBRs for some great challenges taking place in August--#ARCAugust, hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat. & #TheReadingQuest hosted by Read at Midnight!

30 July, 2017

Stacking the Shelves {33}


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28 July, 2017

{ARC Review} Omega by Jus Accardo


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Omega by Jus Accardo
The Infinity Division, book 2
Publishes August 1, 2017 by Entangled Teen
e-ARC provided by publisher
The second book in the Infinity time travel series is full of action, romance, and an intricately designed roller coaster plot.

One mistake can change everything. Ashlyn Calvert finds that out the hard way when a bad decision leads to the death of her best friend, Noah Anderson.

Only Noah isn’t really gone. Thanks to his parents’ company, the Infinity Division, there is a version of him skipping from one dimension to another, set on revenge for the death of his sister, Kori. When a chance encounter brings him face-to-face with Ash, he’s determined to resist the magnetic pull he’s felt for her time and time again. Because falling for Ash puts his mission in danger.

But there’s more going on in Ash’s alternate universe than either of them knows: a mysterious project called Omega. A conspiracy spanning multiple Earths and revolving around none other than Ash. Its creators would do anything to keep Omega secret…

Anything.

27 July, 2017

Swoon Thursday {31} The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black


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This week I'm featuring The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black!


26 July, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday {36} Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo


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25 July, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday {36} Books I Read Before I Began Blogging


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23 July, 2017

Stacking the Shelves {32}


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20 July, 2017

Swoon Thursday {30} The Ends of the World by Maggie Hall


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This week I'm featuring The Ends of the World by Maggie Hall!


19 July, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday {35} Dare by Natalia Jaster


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18 July, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday {35} Endings that Left Me Shocked


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17 July, 2017

{Mini ARC Review} The Dragons of Nova by Elise Kova


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The Dragons of Nova by Elise Kova
Loom Saga, book 2
Published July 11, 2017 by Keymaster Press
e-ARC provided by Netgalley
Cvareh returns home to his sky world of Nova with the genius crafter Arianna as his temperamental guest. The mercurial inventor possesses all the Xin family needs to turn the tides of a centuries-old power struggle, but the secrets she harbors must be earned with trust -- hard to come by for Ari, especially when it comes to Dragons. On Nova, Ari finds herself closer to exacting vengeance against the traitor who killed everything -- and everyone – she once loved. But before Ari can complete her campaign of revenge, the Crimson Court exposes her shadowed past and reveals something even more dangerous sparking between her and Cvareh.

While Nova is embroiled in blood sport and political games, the rebels on Loom prepare for an all-out assault on their Dragon oppressors. Florence unexpectedly finds herself at the forefront of change, as her unique blend of skills -- and quick-shooting accuracy -- makes her a force to be reckoned with. For the future of her world, she vows vengeance against the Dragons.


Before the rebellion can rise, though, the Guilds must fall.

16 July, 2017

Stacking the Shelves {31}


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14 July, 2017

{Series ARC Reviews} Wolf by Wolf & Blood for Blood by Ryan Graudin


Hi guys! These reviews are a long time coming--I read these books ages ago (BUT THE PAIN IS STILL FRESH)--and sadly never got around to posting my review. Nevertheless, today I bring you the series review for the Wolf by Wolf series by Ryan Graudin!

13 July, 2017

{Blog Tour + Giveaway} First We Were IV by Alexandra Sirowy + Mood Board!


Hello and welcome to my stop for Alexandra Sirowy's latest novel, First We Were IV, publishing July 25th! Check out my mood board for the novel and enter for a chance to win an amazing giveaway!

12 July, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday {34} Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre


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11 July, 2017

{ARC Review} Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody


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Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody
Standalone Novel
Publishes July 25, 2017 by Harlequin Teen
e-ARC provided by Netgalley
A darkly irresistible new fantasy set in the infamous Gomorrah Festival, a traveling carnival of debauchery that caters to the strangest of dreams and desires.

Sixteen-year-old Sorina has spent most of her life within the smoldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival. Yet even among the many unusual members of the traveling circus-city, Sorina stands apart as the only illusion-worker born in hundreds of years. This rare talent allows her to create illusions that others can see, feel and touch, with personalities all their own. Her creations are her family, and together they make up the cast of the Festival’s Freak Show.

But no matter how lifelike they may seem, her illusions are still just that—illusions, and not truly real. Or so she always believed…until one of them is murdered.


Desperate to protect her family, Sorina must track down the culprit and determine how they killed a person who doesn’t actually exist. Her search for answers leads her to the self-proclaimed gossip-worker Luca, and their investigation sends them through a haze of political turmoil and forbidden romance, and into the most sinister corners of the Festival. But as the killer continues murdering Sorina’s illusions one by one, she must unravel the horrifying truth before all of her loved ones disappear.

Top Ten Tuesday {34} Recent Cover Loves


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09 July, 2017

Stacking the Shelves {30}


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06 July, 2017

Swoon Thursday {29} The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee


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This week I'm featuring The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee!


05 July, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday {33} Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely


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04 July, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday {33} July TBR


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